Chin Peng’s ashes:Seven gave statements to the police

Chin Peng’s ashes:Seven gave statements to the police

LUMUT: Five more individuals have given their statements to the police over for bringing the former Malayan Communist Party (PKM) leader Chin Peng’s ashes into the country.

Perak police chief, Datuk Razarudin Husain said this made, altogether, seven individuals who had given their statements since three days ago and the investigation was being conducted by Bukit Aman.

‘’Seven individuals had their statements recorded and Bukit Aman had visited the spots where the ashed were scattered. They were the witnesses involved in receiving the ashes and scattering them at several places at the foot of the Titiwangsa Range,’’ he told reporters after witnessing the handing over of duty of the Manjung district police chief at the Manjung district police headquarters today.

ACP Nor Omar Sappi, 44, whom was the Selangor Internal Security and Public Order head replaced ACP Muhamad Hanif Othman who had been transferred to the Pahang Contingent.

Recently, the media reported that the ashes of Chin Peng, or his real name Ong Boon Hua, was brought into the country on Sept 16 and scattered into the sea near Lumut, Perak and in the jungles in Titiwangsa Range without any memorial or markers.

Bernama